Jacqueline Kennedy ( 1962 ) First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy gives a tour of the White House shown on Television which 3 out of 4 Americans watch on TV. ( Video Below )
St. Valentine's Day Massacre
14th February ( 1929 ) : Seven gangster rivals of Al Capone were murdered in Chicago when Jack “Machine Gun” McGurn ordered the kill of rival George “Bugs” Moran. ( Known as St. Valentine's Day Massacre ).
14th February ( 1929 ) : Sir Alexander Fleming discovers Penicillin after leaving a plate of staphylococcus bacteria uncovered, he noticed that a mold that had fallen on the culture had killed many of the bacteria. Many Medical Breakthroughs have changed Health Care but none have had such an impact more than this.
German Battleship Bismarck 14th February ( 1939 ) The German Reich launches the battleship Bismarck, which was the largest battleship ever commisioned up to that date. The Bismarck sunk the pride of the British fleet the battlecruiser HMS Hood in the Battle of the Denmark Strait in May 1941, but in September after spending months trying to gain revenge The Bismarck was sunk by the British Royal Navy.